The Chairman's Message

It gives me great pleasure to announce some important changes to the  leadership of the GHCA.  Maricielo Fuller will take the role of Executive Director for the GHCA.  Maricielo brings significant experience in community services as a  consultant in Corporate Social Responsibility, Communications and Public  Relations and has been instrumental in orchestrating the GHCA's annual  Gala in the past three years. As the Program and Marketing Director,  Maricielo has coordinated the Education and Training programs during  2018 as well as the design, implementation and evaluation of strategic  Marketing Plans and has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to our  association.  Andrea Rivera will stand down as the Interim Director though she will  continue to be an Ambassador for the GHCA. On behalf of the Board of  Directors, we thank Andrea for her contributions and wish her much  success.

The Board of Directors welcomes two new members to the Board; Albert  Assad and Kevin Lares. Each of them brings deep community knowledge,  a passion for philanthropy and the desire to envision an ambitious future for  the GHCA to meet the growing needs of our industry. Our newest Board  members embody the spirit of community and bring their time, talent and  treasure to the table.  We are grateful for their membership and look forward  to their contributions.
It is now official!! Please give a warm welcome to these amazing leaders to our GHCA community.

Albert Assad

Albert is a dynamic leader with exceptional business acumen and 18+  years of successful management and finance experience on both national  and international levels.  He brings innovative and strategic vision to accelerate growth. Overcomes  challenges and transforms organizations to achieve results. Delivers  excellent judgment and the ability to link meaningful data to effective  decision making. He passionately creates a long-term vision and  implements the objectives necessary to make that vision a reality. 
He is the founder of Atlantic Consulting Solutions LLC a management  consulting firm and he also founded a Financial Technology start-up in  Atlanta, GA.

Maricielo Fuller

Maricielo is a highly competent professional and strategic thinker with over 12 years of experience in planning, coordinating and evaluating projects in a collaborative environment. 
Maricielo is an effective communicator who creates brand messaging to find a distinctive voice that helps businesses stand out in a crowded market. Her specialties include innovative development of messaging, marketing, and Public Relations strategies; brand launches; event planning; blogging; social media and press management.  
Maricielo enjoys challenges and thrives in fast-paced environments building partnerships and alliances that add value to organizations.  She has written Manuals in such topics as: Conflict resolution, Approaching communities, ethics and corporate responsibility.

Kevin Lares

Originally from Venezuela, Kevin moved to the United States to study
Business Administration at the Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.  
He was District Manager at Edison Brother Stores, where he worked for
over 18 years, then he started his construction career in 2001. He is the
owner of MFC Remodels, Inc., a company dedicated to remodeling chain
Restaurants as well as residential work.
In 2013 he started to work for National Custom, as Sr. Project Manager in
charge of the Domino's Pizza remodel program.  Currently MFC and NCI
have a partnership that offers plenty of contracts to the Hispanic  community, and continues to remodel countless franchise businesses projects nationwide.

The GHCA Board of Directors and the Gala Committee members request your participation in the selection of the winners of the 7th Awards GALA to be held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at the Sonesta Gwinnett Place. These should be companies, entities and individuals that have proof of an outstanding performance over the last years and that serve as an example within the Construction industry in Georgia. *Please submit your nominations before  Wednesday, September 26th, 2018 via email at: i 

To know more about GALA awards nominations click here

This month, come and enjoy a time of great food with a touch of Son Cubano music at Mojito's for a SPECIAL EDITION of our bi-monthly MEET & GREET ! Connect with the construction community in Georgia including a wide variety of industry professionals, contractors, suppliers corporate and community partners. Enjoy complimentary appetizers. Cash bar is also available FREE if you register Online |  click here


We had a very helpful workshop! Learning how to achieve financial security in three simple steps. Excellent presentation imparted by one of the top experts, Juan Diego Ramírez, Financial Advisor at North Western Mutual. Thank you all who participated! We can't wait for our next L&L! 
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Ya estamos a solo un mes de nuestro próximo programa educativo de STEPS (Programa de capacitación en seguridad en Español) el cual tiene inicio el 9 de Octubre y continuara con talleres informativos todos los dias Martes del mismo mes.  Seran cuatro semanas de mucho provecho y aprendizaje que están diseñadas para ayudarle a obtener  un plan de seguridad formal y escrito para su negocio.
Estamos muy orgullosos de presentar este  programa de STEPS en las instalaciones de MARTA en la siguiente direccion:

MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority)
2424 Piedmont Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Para registrarse al programa de STEPS solo  haga clic aqui  PROMO CODE: STEPS

Welcome new members to the GHCA fam!

Immigration Updates from Kuck & Baxter

'The latest immigration news!  No one is safe anymore.  The Trump Administration just announced a new proposal that could potentially affect millions of lawful permanent residents looking to become U.S. citizens, and those applying for permanent residence status.  Stephen Miller, White House Senior Adviser, has an evil plan to limit who can obtain legal status in the U.S. by barring those that have ever used Obamacare, children's health insurance, food stamps and other benefits.  
to know more please visit their website:

Danielle Claffey -  Attorney
Partner at Kuck Baxter Immigration LLC.

¡Las últimas noticias sobre inmigración! La Admin. Trump acaba de anunciar una nueva propuesta que podría afectar mucho a millones de residentes permanentes que buscan convertirse en ciudadanos de los EE. UU. Y aquellos que solicitan la residencia permanente. Stephen Miller, Asesor Principal de la Casa Blanca, tiene un plan malvado para limitar quién puede obtener estatus legal en los EE. UU. excluyendo asi quienes hayan usado Obamacare, seguro de salud infantil, cupones de alimentos y otros beneficios. 
Para saber mas de esta noticia visite este website:

Danielle Claffey - Abogado
Socio en Kuck Baxter Immigration LLC.


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